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May 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the united states. >> reporter: the documents also exposed cracks within the terrorist organization, world-wide. >> this shows an organization in decline, under siege and really feeling the pressure. >> reporter: the threat of al qaeda diminished with bin laden's death, experts say, but not gone. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. >>> oh, for the incredible drama of a blind chinese dissident continues to complicate secretary hillary clinton's visit to beijing. now china says chen guangcheng can apply to study abroad in a possible step toward resolving the diplomatic stand-off. chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell reports. >> reporter: at 4:00 a.m. in this beijing hospital surrounded by security, chen guangcheng answered a phone call from human rights activists as they meet with republican members of congress. he told them he wants to come to the u.s. to rest. he worries about his family and wants more help from hillary clinton. >> translator: i want to meet with secretary clinton. >> reporter: clinton walking a diplomatic tight rope told chinese leaders they need to addre
May 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
of dying was 15% lower. >>> and for the first time in 18 years, the western parts of the united states can watch a rare type of solar eclipse, this happening on sunday. a ring of fire will radiate from behind the moon as it passes in front of the sun. the ring will be bright, you will need solar safe telescopes or projection methods to watch it. >>> here is an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 12,598 after falling 33 points yesterday. s&p down 5 points, nasdaq lost 19. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo the nikkei added 75 points, in hong kong the hang seng dipped 58. >>> fears greece will exit the eurozone and default on its bailout have global investors on edge. a greek judge was sworn in to oversee the interim government yesterday until new elections are held on june 17th. making matters worse, the european central bank stopped funding banks as customers train the institution's millions of euros. >>> worries sent anxious investors to the dollar. the strongest position since january. this morning gold recovered 1% after falling to
May 29, 2012 4:30am EDT
church. >>> and tuna carrying contamination have arrived on the shores of the united states. the levels of radioactive cesium were ten times higher than the amount measured in tuna off the california coast in previous years. >>> researchers have captured a stunning image of a newly creat created molecule. it resembles the olympic symbol. and "travel and leisure" magazine has a new survey of cities in the u.s. with the best burgers. the number one city is providence, rhode island. philadelphia was ranked second. chicago came in third. >>> now here's an early look at one of your top health headlines. a new study finds the rate of kidney stone in the u.s. has almost doubled in the last 16 years. in 1994 one in 20 people had kidney stones. between 2007 and 2010 the rate jumped to one in 11. researchers say kidney stones are more likely for people with obesity, diabetes or gout but can be prevented by eating a healthy balanced diet. for more information check out the health page at >>> now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed ahead of the h
May 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
's decision to go after bin laden. >> had i been president of the united states i would have made the same decision the president made which was to remove him. >> reporter: now, the president left before that violence broke out. he's headed home now. we're expecting him back in washington this afternoon. lynn? >> tracie potts for us in washington. thank you. >>> and tonight, don't miss an hour-long special edition of rock center inside the situation room where president obama and his national security advisers, 9:00, 8:00 central right here on this abc station. >>> five men are under arrest in an alleged plot to blow up a bridge in ohio. federal authorities described the men as anarchists, angry at corporate america. they were unaware that an fbi informant was involved in the plan to bomb a bridge, linking two cleveland suburbs. a federal prosecutor says the alleged plotters obtain what they thought were explosives. >>> the beginning of may brought may day protests from coast to coast yesterday. police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators in oakland, california. thousands of occupy wal
May 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
tornadoes in the united states which was good. lucky so far this may. temperaturewise yesterday was just a gorgeous day, wonderful weekend and so many western states. this morning, high pressure over the top of idaho, cool air is in place from boise to billings to casper. no rain to talk about. little storm system kicking through colorado and thankfully for once one of these will head up more toward the northern portions of british columbia than coming on shore in the northwest. beautiful, 73 degrees in seattle. oregon, one of the best spring days we've seenee a couple of 9 arizona but this is perfect. dry, sunny, nice, i think you could have done that. >> i think you could have done that >>> coming up, european election results shake up the markets, facebook beats the drum, and elvis plus warhol equals big bucks. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, crusading superheroes smash all kinds of records this weekend at the box office. >>> a wild sunday, including the knicks snapping their playoff skid, and albert pujols breaks a cold streak of his own. you're wa
May 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
, millions in western united states and across asia watched the sky as the moon passed in front of of the sun, leaving only a golden ring around the edges. it was the first so-called ring of fire eclipse in 18 years. >>> and a bekeeper in po lapd created quite a buzz when he covered himself with 30,000 bees. that will make your skin crawl. after shaking off the bees, he walked away with only two stings. >>> well, now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 12,369 after losing 73 points on friday. the s&p fell 9 points, the nasdaq dropped 34. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei added 22 points, but in hong kong the hang seng was down 29. >>> investors start the week with concerns about the new facebook stock and the continuing debt crisis in greece. the leaders at the g-8 summit meeting at camp david in maryland strongly urged greece to stay in the eurozone and promised to do whatever is needed to solve the debt crisis. >>> this could be a crucial week for facebook after friday's ipo, which went as high as $45 but then qui
May 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
was in joplin last night to mark the anniversary. nbc's jinah kim reports. >> the president of the united states of america, barack obama. >> reporter: speaking to thousands gathered for the joplin high school graduation, president obama said it was the people of joplin who deserved applause. >> as i look out at this class and across the city, what's clear is that you're the source of inspiration today. >> reporter: it was shortly after the same graduation ceremony last year that an ef-5 strength tornado tore through joplin taking 161 lives and shredding nearly 10,000 homes and buildings. surveillance cameras captured joplin high school getting ripped apart. one year later the school is still a pile of rubble while students study at a converted department store nearby. >> we can choose to carry on, we can choose to make a difference in the world. >> reporter: $2.8 billion in damage joplin is the costliest single tornado in u.s. history. fourth generation resident says her community will never be the same. but it's made her appreciate what she still has. >> i'm thankful for every day. i feel so b
May 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
featuring marching bands of veteran units from all 50 states kicks off this afternoon. >>> and happy birthday to gladys knight who turns 68. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and more as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. country music legend meryl haggard opens up to jenna bush hager about his life and career. >>> and bobby brown performs a special memorial day concert live on the plaza. >>> now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports, and more. i'm lynn berry. thanks for watching "early today," just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. have a good one.
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